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Hospitality Management

Plenty of room at Rhombus Hotels

With ambitious expansion plans in mind, Rhombus International Hotels Group has 100 vacancies that it intends to fill in the coming months. The group, which manages, operates and develops hotels, aims to have over 1,000 employees by the end of the year.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

Top degree for sector leaders

Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management PolyU

The Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management offered by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) aims to train hospitality industry executives to excel in a volatile business environment.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Chance entry into hospitality

Emily Yick Man-ting (left), an operations trainee in intellectual capital and quality, thinks of her career in the hotel industry as a wonderful coincidence.

Despite being a hotel management graduate, she was not sure if she wanted to join the sector.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Swiss chains expand

Two Swiss hotel chains have made headway in their expansion into the mainland.

Swiss International Hotels will help manage existing premises in Xiamen and three new properties now being built through a partnership with a mainland developer, while Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has set up an executive team in Shanghai to oversee its three properties under construction.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hotel training caters to food lovers

Several hotels in Hong Kong offer management trainee programmes. However, the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, is unique in having created a specific programme for young graduates whose passion is food and beverage (F&B).

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Reserved for sector elites

Executive Masters in Global Hospitality SHTM - PolyU

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) hopes to provide a global leadership development experience to senior hoteliers through its Executive Masters in Global Hospitality Leadership.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

White in the heart of the City of Light

A cluster of young Asian women breeze up to the reception desk of the new Mandarin Oriental in Paris. A blur of Louis Vuitton, they are presumably on a shopping trip. Even while checking in, they're already asking the concierge for tips on the hottest boutiques nearby.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Serving travellers with local zest

Some people fear hotel openings due to the amount of work they entail, while others relish the opportunity they provide for creative input. Onyx, the Thailand-based hotel management company, is launching its first hotel in Hong Kong in October, and has started to recruit for its opening team.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

More room at the inn

It was not long ago when people in the travel industry simply grew into their roles, climbing the ranks by virtue of their experience.

9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

OZO seeks seasoned staff as it prepares for HK debut

Managers for various departments OZO Wesley Hong Kong (Onyx Hospitality Group)

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Delivering service in style

Pre-opening team L'hotel Management Company

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Training is the name of hotel game

A strikingly modern 28-storey building adjacent to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) campus in Hung Hom is home to two sites important to the hotel industry: the eponymous university's School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), and Hotel ICON, a five-star hotel managed by a team of hospitality 'professionals' - most of them students.

12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

My husband would never admit it, but he's a closet metrosexual and I know he'd love a discreet place to go at lunchtime for treatments. As his birthday approaches, my question for you is: what is the best men's spa near his office in Central where he could sneak in and out for pampering without being gone for too long?

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Vida Rica

2/F Mandarin Oriental Macau, Avenida Dr Sun Yat Sen, Outer Harbour, Macau Tel: (853) 8805 8928

The vibe: all of the swish hotels and casinos to have recently sprouted in Macau have fairly impressive bars, but most are lacking in sophistication.

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Standard Bearers

With increasing brand consciousness among guests and the public, hotel managers should learn how to lead a brand-building campaign, says Professor Lee Kam-hon, director of the school of hotel and tourism management at Chinese University (CUHK).

5 Mar 2011 - 12:00am